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Excursion at Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum


Licensed Guide

6.5 Hours
up to 4 people
English ( Business )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

40-minute train+bus ride from Shinjuku will take you back in time. At Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum, 30+ buildings as old as centuries have been reconstructed, relocated and preserved on its ground. Not only can you appreciate marvelous exterior which you will hardly be able to find in modern Tokyo, but you can actually step inside and look into every detail in the buildings. There is no better place to offer fascinating insights into everyday life in Japan’s good old days!

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Feel free to personalize this offer with Yui.

  • (10:00 am meet up at the designated place)

  • 11:00 am Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum (4-5h, including lunch)

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Departure & Return

Starting time 10:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At Musashi Koganei sta. or within 23 wards, Tokyo (pick-up at your hotel is recommended)
Ending Point At Musashi Koganei sta. or within 23 wards, Tokyo

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

*Transportation for a guide between the Museum and Metro/Subway/JR Yamanote area
*Hotel pick-up/drop-off within Metro/Subway/JR Yamanote area (if applicable)
*Admission fee for a guide

What‘s not included

*Transportation for guest(s)
-Closest station to the Museum is Musashi Koganei on JR Chuo Line (e.g. JPY310 from Shinjuku). From Musashi Koganei to the Museum, we take a local bus (JPY 180 per ride)
*Admission fee for guest(s)
-JPY400 per adult (JPY200 for seniors aged 65+)
*Meals for both guest(s) AND a guide
-There is a couple of restaurants in the exhibited buildings serving noodles and bowls etc. (approx. JPY700~2000)


From January to mid-March 2020: schedule is quite limited but I try my best to accommodate your request. Please do not hesitate to send me an inquiry about availability.

*Museum is closed on Mondays. If a national holiday falls on Monday, it will be closed on the following day.
*Opening hours is 9:30 am to 4:30 pm (to 5:30 pm during April to September). Please do not hesitate to consult with me if you want to visit earlier/later/shorter/longer than the above itinerary. The guide fee remains same.
*Please wear comfortable & easy-to-remove shoes. You are required to take off your shoes inside the most of the exhibits.
*Expenses on meals or hiring a taxi for both guest(s) AND a guide should be borne by guest(s)
*Little extra adventures at Shinjuku can be combined (with additional charge if applicable), for example...
-Metropolitan Government Building Observatory (stunning 360-degree view of Tokyo. free of charge. 9:30 am ~ 11:00 pm)
-Shinjuku Gyoen Japanese Garden (spacious and peaceful garden in the middle of the concrete jungle. JPY500 for adult and JPY250 for students and seniors aged 65+. 9:00 am ~ 4:00/5:30 pm, depending on season) read more

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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